Rosscarbery, County Cork

Rosscarbery - Ros O gCairbre - The Wood of the O Cairbre Family

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Location of Rosscarbery

Rosscarbery Town is located in the South of Ireland in County Cork. Rosscarbery is a beautiful town situated on the upper end of a narrow inlet.


History of Rosscarbery

Rosscarbery town grew up around the monastery founded by St. Fachtna in the 6th century. The town has become a popular holiday resort. Near the town in the centre of Castlefreke woods, lie the ruins of Rathbarry Castle, a medieval fortress erected in the 15th century by Randal Oge Barry. Coppingers Court is also close by, a beautiful Elizabethan mansion which is well worth a visit. It is supposed to have a chimney for every month, a door for every week and a window for every year.

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